Climbing the Blue Mountain

Climbing the Blue Mountain : A Guide to Meditation and the Spiritual Journey

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"These essays sparkle with the humor and insight that have made Eknath Easwaran a popular teacher for over 30 years . . . Easwaran clarifies spiritual practice with vivid, concrete metaphors drawn from his years of observing people, animals, and the natural world. He certainly doesn't downplay the difficulty of the meditative quest, which in order to be successful will cost us everything we have. But he does present its rewards so persuasively that it's hard to resist the impulse to sit down and start right away." - Yoga Journal Easwaran presents meditation using the metaphor of himself as a travel agent guiding readers on an interior spiritual journey. Easwaran combines Eastern and Western wisdom into an eight-point path useable by seekers of all religious traditions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 133.35 x 203.2 x 11.18mm | 263.08g
  • Nilgiri Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1586381156
  • 9781586381158
  • 1,046,680

About Eknath Easwaran

Eknath Easwaran (1910 - 1999) is respected around the world as an authentic guide to timeless wisdom, and as the author of Passage Meditation, which brings universal truths into daily life. In 1961 he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, which carries on his work with publications and retreats. More than 1.5 million of Easwaran's books on spiritual living are in print, and his translations of the Indian spiritual classics (The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, and The Dhammapada) are the bestselling editions in English. A gifted teacher who lived for many years in the West, Easwaran lived what he taught, giving him enduring appeal as a teacher and author of deep insight and warmth.show more

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